Fresh Stormont talks to begin on May 7th

A new talks process with all parties in the North to get Stormont back up and running will begin on May 7th.

It was announced at a joint press conference in Belfast this evening.

An inter-governmental conference will also take place next month.

It's hoped that negotiation will conclude before mid summer.

Tanaiste Simon Coveney says the talks have to be different this time around............